2008 Division II College World Series

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The 2008 Division II College World Series was held at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, IL, the only tournament to be held in Sauget. The eight schools qualified by winning one of eight regional tournaments. The tournament was won by Mount Olive College, coached by Carl Lancaster. The runner-up was the Ouachita Baptist University. Ouachita Baptist pitcher Steve Smith was named the series Most Outstanding Player.

Participating Teams[edit]

Bracket 1[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
University of Central Missouri Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association 47-17 (26-8) Tom Myers 13
(last:2005)
1st
Franklin Pierce College Northeast-10 Conference 43-15 (20-10) Jayson King 3
(last:2007)
3rd
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 39-26 (14-6) Matt Jones 3
(last:1996)
2nd
Sonoma State University California Collegiate Athletic Association 52-15 (26-8) John Goelz 0
(last:none)
none

Bracket 2[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Ashland University Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 40-18 (17-7) John Schaly 3
(last:2006)
5th
Mount Olive College Conference Carolinas 58-6 (21-1) Carl Lancaster 0
(last:none)
none
Ouachita Baptist University Gulf South Conference 51-16 (11-8) Scott Norwood 0
(last:none)
none
University of Tampa Sunshine State Conference 42-11-1 (17-7) Joe Urso 12
(last:2007)
1st

Results[edit]

2009 College World Series Bracket[edit]

The teams in the CWS are divided into two pools of four, with each pool playing a double-elimination format. The winners of the two pools meet in the finals.

  First round Second round Re-ordered Semifinals Finals
                                           
 Sonoma St. 10  
 Shippensburg 1  
   Sonoma St. 6  
   Central Missouri 5  
 Central Missouri 13
 Franklin Pierce 13  
   Sonoma St. 1 1  
 
   Ouachita Baptist 2 2  
 Shippensburg 4  
 Franklin Pierce 1  
   Central Missouri 5
   Shippensburg 1  
   Ouachita Baptist 2 x x
   Mount Olive 6 x x
 Mount Olive 6  
 Ouachita Baptist 5  
   Mount Olive 18
   Ashland 7  
 Ashland 6
 Tampa 5  
   Mount Olive 5 x
 
   Central Missouri 3 x  
 Ouachita Baptist 12  
 Tampa 10  
   Ashland 5
   Ouachita Baptist 12  



Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 24
Game 1 Sonoma State University 10 - 1 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Game 2 University of Central Missouri 13 – 12 Franklin Pierce College
May 25
Game 3 Mount Olive College 6 - 5 Ouachita Baptist University game suspended in 7th inning due to lightning, finished May 26
May 26
Game 4 Ashland University 6 - 5 University of Tampa
Game 5 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania 4 - 1 Franklin Pierce College Franklin Pierce eliminated
Game 6 Sonoma State University 6 - 5 University of Central Missouri
May 27
Game 7 Ouachita Baptist University 12 - 10 University of Tampa Tampa eliminated
Game 8 Mount Olive College 18 - 7 Ashland University
May 28
Game 9 Ouachita Baptist University 12 - 5 Ashland University Ashland eliminated
Game 10 University of Central Missouri 5 - 1 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg eliminated
May 29
Game 11 Mount Olive College 5 - 3 University of Central Missouri Central Missouri eliminated
Game 12 Ouachita Baptist University 2 - 1 Sonoma State University
May 30
Game 13 Ouachita Baptist University 2 – 1 Sonoma State University Sonoma St. eliminated
May 31
Game 14 Mount Olive College 6 – 2 Ouachita Baptist University Mount Olive wins CWS


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